The Positive Effects of Endurance Training for Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer On ADT

All of us on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) know that without testosterone our bodies change and we will develop insulin resistance, the precursor to diabetes. In a just very small, just published study investigators examined if endurance training would improve insulin sensitivity and body composition in men being treated with ADT for their advanced prostate [...]

More From ASCO – Is there A Role for Metformin in Treating Prostate Cancer?

Obesity has been associated with a worse prostate cancer prognosis and increased levels of insulin are thought to mediate this effect. It has been established that hyperinsulinemia associates with higher levels of insulin receptors (IR) in prostate cancers and increased tumor growth. Men with prostate cancer who are put on androgen blockade (ADT) develop increased [...]

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